Castle Downs Family YMCA - Programs and Classes - Spring I 2017

Tuesday

    Adult Drop-In Programs

    • 5:30am - 7:00am Open Gym
      12+yrs

      Drop-in for open gym time. Bring a friend or meet new people while playing the game of your choice.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium
    • 7:00am - 10:20am Drop-In Badminton
      16+yrs

      Participant organized drop-in play for any skill level. Equipment provided.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium
    • 9:15am - 10:15am Cyclefit Boot Camp
      16+yrs

      Challenge your fitness level with these variety sets; high intensity workouts that utilize various equipment and your bodyweight. This boot camp utilizes various drills on the Keiser bikes to challenge your cardio fitness as well as a variety of boot camp activities.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Studio
    • 10:25am - 11:25am Tai Chi – Level 1
      16+yrs (Level 1)

      The meditation and martial arts-based format will help improve range of motion, balance, flexibility, breathing, and the mind/body connection. Tai Chi increases bone density, strength, stamina, agility and balance with gentle flowing movements.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Studio
    • 10:30am - 11:30am Group Power
      16+yrs

      Group Power® will blast all your muscles with a high-rep weight training workout. Using an adjustable barbell, weight plates, and body weight, Group Power combines squats, lunges, presses, and curls with functional integrated exercises. Dynamic music and a motivating group atmosphere will get your heart rate up, make you sweat, and push you to a personal best! POWER UP!

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium
    • 11:45am - 3:45pm Open Gym
      12+yrs

      Drop-in for open gym time. Bring a friend or meet new people while playing the game of your choice.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium
    • 12:00pm - 1:00pm Strength – Total Body
      16+yrs

      A whole-body strength-training class focusing on endurance and coordination.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Studio
    • 6:00pm - 6:45pm Open Gym
      12+yrs

      Drop-in for open gym time. Bring a friend or meet new people while playing the game of your choice.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium
    • 6:00pm - 6:30pm Synrgy 360 Circuit
      16+yrs

      Using the Synrgy 360 system, work your way from station to station in this cardio and strength based workout. Your fitness level will be challenged with various equipment and bodyweight-based exercises.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Synrgy Room
    • 6:00pm - 6:45pm Cyclefit
      16+yrs

      A high-intensity class which utilizes various drills on the Keiser M3 bike to challenge your cardio fitness. Instructors will lead you through hills, drills, intervals and sprints. Because the tension on the bike is controlled by each participant, all fitness levels are accommodated.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Studio
    • 7:15pm - 8:15pm Group Power
      16+yrs

      Group Power® will blast all your muscles with a high-rep weight training workout. Using an adjustable barbell, weight plates, and body weight, Group Power combines squats, lunges, presses, and curls with functional integrated exercises. Dynamic music and a motivating group atmosphere will get your heart rate up, make you sweat, and push you to a personal best! POWER UP!

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium
    • 8:00pm - 9:00pm Aqua - Shallow
      16+yrs

      A low-impact cardiovascular workout held in the pool. The class allows you to use the water’s resistance to increase muscular strength while working to maximize your cardiovascular system.
      An ideal class for the active older adult or those just beginning to exercise.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Main Pool
    • 8:00pm - 9:00pm Strength – Barre
      16+yrs

      The Barre program uses ballet-based fitness movements and applied functional exercises that create core strength, improve flexibility and posture for all levels of fitness.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Studio
    • 8:30pm - 10:15pm Volleyball
      16+yrs

      Recreational volleyball suitable for players of all skill levels. Players will divide into teams based on the number of attendees.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium

    Adult Registered Programs

    • 12:15pm - 1:00pm Aqua – Baby and Me
      4-18mos (Parented)

      This interactive aqua fitness class is designed specifically for parents and babies. It is a great opportunity for Moms or Dads to reintroduce exercise into their new routine while enjoying quality time with baby. Recommended for babies aged 4–18 months.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Main Pool
    • 1:15pm - 2:15pm Bridge to Wellness – Level 2
      16+yrs
      Bridge to Wellness Level 2 is a YMCA program that builds on your success from Level 1 and is an excellent next step on your road to fitness. Led by experienced staff, Level 2 is designed to improve overall function, health, independence and quality of life. Participants will learn exercises to further increase their strength, endurance, coordination, balance and flexibility. Prerequisite:...
      Castle Downs Family YMCA
    • 5:30pm - 6:30pm Yoga for Back Health
      16+yrs

      A yoga program for those who want to strengthen their back or those dealing with chronic back pain and other musculoskeletal conditions. Poses are specifically designed to increase participants’ back strength and improve spinal alignment. Participants will feel reduced tension and soreness through safe and effective stretching while mindfully focusing on breath awareness and relaxation.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA
    • 8:15pm - 10:00pm Volleyball
      16+yrs

      Recreational volleyball suitable for players of all skill levels. Players will divide into teams based on the number of attendees.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Gymnasium

    Children's Registered Programs

    • 5:00pm - 5:45pm Sports of All Sorts
      6–9yrs

      Calling all sportsters!  Participants will practice physical literacy skills in sport-based games.  Sports of all Sorts will focus on sports like soccer, floor hockey, basketball, and more!  This is a weekly program based on our popular camp.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA

    Play Care (Child Minding)

    • 9:00am - 1:30pm Play Care
      6wks–12yrs (Pre-Booking Required)
      This pre-booked service offers parents the chance to utilize programming while their children enjoy a safe, interactive and fun environment. In order to be eligible for the member rate the child must be a YMCA of Northern Alberta member. Space is limited so book early to avoid disappointment. Block bookings for the sessions are available. Please call to see if there is child minding available...
      Castle Downs Family YMCA Play Care Room
    • 6:00pm - 8:15pm Play Care
      6wks–12yrs (Pre-Booking Required)
      This pre-booked service offers parents the chance to utilize programming while their children enjoy a safe, interactive and fun environment. In order to be eligible for the member rate the child must be a YMCA of Northern Alberta member. Space is limited so book early to avoid disappointment. Block bookings for the sessions are available. Please call to see if there is child minding available...
      Castle Downs Family YMCA Play Care Room

    Preschool Drop-In Programs

    • 12:00pm - 8:00pm Indoor Playground – Parented
      Walking-6yrs (Parented)

      Are your kids asking to go to the playground but the weather outside isn’t cooperating? Come play with your children in our indoor playground which has a variety of equipment suitable for children walking to six years. No food or drink allowed in playground for children or parents. Socks must be worn at all times. Parented play area - adult supervision required.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA Indoor Playground
    • 4:00pm - 6:00pm All Sorts of Play
      3–12yrs

      Our All Sorts of Play program has a variety of activities on rotation for your child.  This program fosters social development and physical literacy skills, and allows your child to experience a variety of program options.  Every month a new schedule allows for new activities, including active and creative options like crafts, active play and sports.

      Castle Downs Family YMCA

    Preschool Registered Programs

    • 9:00am - 11:00am Fun Factory – Playschool (3–5yrs)
      3–5yrs (Tue/Thu Session)
      (September – June) A great YMCA Play to Learn playschool program that encourages children to develop their creativity, imagination, social skills and movement through a variety of activities. Preschool participants must register for September through June. This program is not available for Y-Online Registration, please visit Member Sales and Service for more information or to register today...
      Castle Downs Family YMCA Hall
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